Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, guerrillas prepare mortar bombs to attack military positions in the Rumiyaco river, Putumayo, Colombia, August 3, 2005. (File Photo)
The corpses of 30 Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, guerrillas are displayed by the army in La Plata, Colombia, July 12, 2002. After two days of combat, the Colombian army claimed to have killed 30 rebels and captured five. (File Photo)
Family members (Background) of the Catatumbo Bloc watch as their loved ones walk towards a table where they will give up their arms as part of demobilization, Catatumbo, Colombia, December 10, 2004. The Bloc is blamed for over 5,000 civilian deaths in a course of six years in the northeast of Colombia. (File Photo)
People walk away from an oil pipeline explosion caused by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, FARC, guerrillas. Putumayo, Colombia, August 1, 2005. Leftist armed groups, like the FARC or ELN, usually attack what they consider exploitative government or foreign owned businesses. (File Photo).
Colombian soldiers take cover behind walls in the town of Tacueyó, Colombia, April 27, 2005. The FARC controlled town was stormed by the Colombian army in a hail of bullets and explosions from home made mortar bombs. (File Photo)
Internally displaced Awa indigenous women relate the atrocities committed against them by Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and other armed groups in Ricaurte, Colombia, July 5, 2007. The Awa have been increasingly harassed by government troops and guerrillas who accuse them of collaborating with the other group.
After decades of civil war, there are few in Colombia untouched by violence. Looking at civilians, army and paramilitary troops, Carlos Villalon presents original and file photos of the impact of war on a population.